Title:  Lead, Clinical Research

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $68,725 - $83,484
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6584


The Lead, Clinical Research is responsible for overseeing and managing multiple complex clinical trial research studies for Pediatric Research Resources Office – Neurology (RRO Neurology). Complex studies include genetic therapies and highly evasive procedures. The Lead, Clinical Research are considered experts in the clinical research job role and have mastery or specialty knowledge in the area of clinical research trials obtained through years of experience and advanced education. 

Job Duties

  • Design, implement, and activate clinical research trials in Pediatric Neurology.
  • Direct the pre-study feasibility meetings, clinical site initiation meeting, and clinical site selection meetings with PI, study sponsor, and other key study personnel.
  • Develop and maintain study manual of operations for clinical studies.
  • Develop and recommend RRO SOP's and procedures to ensure safe and effective good clinical practices are being maintained or exceeded.
  • Responsible for managing the execution and reporting of clinical trial deliverables as outlined in the study protocol.
  • Manage the closeout study process and end of study analysis.
  • Monitor study metrics and coordinate more complex clinical research protocols.
  • Responsible for maintaining the RRO Neurology study priority list.
  • Collaborate with RRO and Neurology Research leadership to review potential clinical studies.
  • Oversee junior coordinators to verify federal regulations are being followed, to ensure patient safety, and to confirm activities are being carried out per protocol.
  • Work with RRO Director of Clinical Research and Clinical Research Manager with assigning studies to RRO Neurology research staff members.
  • Supervise RRO-Neurology junior staff, provide mentoring, guidance and training to RRO Neurology research coordinators
  • Provide staff with guidance related to international study patients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Six years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor degree in scientific or healthcare related field. Advanced degree desired.
  • Minimum of 6 year related experience that includes independent management/oversight of complex clinical research studies.





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